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? >> the evidence is compelling, education, human capital, people can work with information and technology. and many people in american society today, cannot afford by themselves to get that kind of education. you can make resources available to support younger people and families that is good for them, that is good for the economy, and that is good for the tax base. it is going to strengthen the budget. >> in terms of competitiveness worldwide, building a stronger work force, as you mentioned, early childhood education to college education is vital to american competitiveness, suspect it? >> is the number one determining informant. how much do we produce in this economy? number one, looking forward is human capital, that is about education, the ability to innovate and work with the new technologies. >> over the short run, what is the effect of across the board cuts on pell grants on research funding--for medical research and scientific research? >> it is all going to be negative for growth and human capital. it is also going to give you negative impact on the budget. >> while the most immediate con
to have the children they want, to educate the children they had and keep them safe. so it really has to do with, how do we define women in our society? are they full and equal participants? and the best way, the seemingly sort of neutral way of undermining their personhood, is to focus on the issue of abortion. >> for us, our slogan is "health, dignity, and justice." and when you think about compulsory pregnancies, it's taking away health, dignity, and justice from a woman. many of the women, the latinas that we work with that have experienced abortion are in their 20s, have a child already, and are -- >> and why do they want an abortion? >> because they're not in an economic situation they -- >> they can't afford a second child? >> they perhaps can't afford a second child, they want to go to school, they might be at a point in their career. the reasons range, quite frankly. it's really important that women that we work with, mostly latina, immigrant, women of color, those at the margins, low income, are able to access their rights in a way without barriers and further bureaucratic o
, on your side? >> the strategy on our side is what it has been all along, which is to educate, inform and organize and mobilize people at the grassroots who understand that reproductive freedom and choice is a fundamental right of women and that women's rights are human rights and we have to always be vigilant and fight against those who would take away that right. and i think, you know, when i became president of the organization in 1984-85, the passion was on the anti-abortion side. i think this last election in 2012 shows that the country has moved to understand that reproductive choices, reproductive decision making, is the purview of women. it's a personal, private, intimate right that needs to be outside of the realm of government, and that people voted, women were a factor in the election of president obama this year, and it was in large part because they saw the threat of -- to their rights, their fundamental right to equality, in the threat to their right to choose. >> kate michaelman, thanks so much. we'll be right back. mom's oven-baked tastes straight from the microwave. l
, and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual, and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome. i'm bob arnety. it's gd to have you with us. resint oma ban his second term this week with pomp, circumstance, and some prayer. in longstanding american tradition, religion had a high profile in many inaugural activities. kim lawton has more. >> reporter: before monday's public swearing-in ceremony, the obamas attended a special worship service at st. john's episcopal church. protestant, catholic and jewish leaders were part of the service, which was closed to cameras. then, the public ceremony began with an invocation by myrlie evers-williams, widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers and the first laywoman to give an inaugural prayer. >> we invoke the prayers of our grandmothers, who taught us to pray, god, make me a blessing. >> reporter: music included the brooklyn tabernacle choir. >> the oath i have sworn before you today, like the one recited
. i have worked with republican governors to pass balanced budget while protecting of education and vital health care programs. it's really the same principled debate that's happening here, how to balance the budget but do it in ways that are responsible and that protect the middle class, that protect medicare and social security, but also reached across the aisle and do it in ways that are constructive and that allowance to reach compromise together. host: you mentioned your service in the state legislature in nevada. why come to washington? what can you do differently than you can back home? guest: our legislature in nevada is a citizens legislature. we met every other year. in addition to being a legislator, i work full time. i'm husband and father of three. this gives me an opportunity to serve my constituents 100% of the time. extremely humbling and honoring experience to be here. host: the debt ceiling vote, scheduled to see that happen today. how do you plan to vote? and once your opinion? guest: we really need a longer- term policy that allows greater certainty particula
are not accessible -- educated about contraception and sex education. we have to look at these larger issues. >> i want to thank you for this film. lana wilson and martha shane made, "after tiller" that premiered this week at the sundance film festival on this 40th anniversary of the supreme court ruling of roe v. wade. when we come back, we go back and then go forward. we go back 50 years to a supreme court decision that guaranteed the right of everyone in the u.s. to a lawyer in criminal cases. what does that mean today? we follow a group of young, dedicated lawyers in the deep south fighting to defend those who cannot afford to hire their own lawyers. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from the sundance film festival in park city, utah. we turn now to a new film that looks at the struggles of public defenders -- lawyers who dedicate themselves to representing the poor. in some states, it's estimated 80% of people facing felony charges cannot afford to hire their own lawyers. often the lawy
is undecided about her pregnancy, she's educated about all the options available to her. the knowledge that a pregnancy center can provide her, with the help she needs during pregnancy and after she needs the baby -- she has the baby, often makes the difference between life and death of the child in her womb. regardless of the mistakes she may have made in her life or the decisions she makes for her future, she is treated with love and respect. i commend and i thank god for the thousands of staff and volunteers at pregnancy resource centers all over this nation. we are a very bright light in the midst of a dark state of affairs. with god's help, we will prevail. [applause] i would like to leave you with a verse from the old testament. it is from genesis chapter 50. it has sustained me and it has given me hope. you intended to harm me, but god intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives in many ways. god bless you all, and thank you. [applause] [chanting u.s.a.] >> nellie, we made it. thank you for your prayers up there. thank you all for being he
students can complete and transfer their education. last year they found a number of problems with the colleges structure and finance and they will have a certain amount of time to issue their information and final ruling could come soon. >>> phillip stole $1,700 from a bank of america branch and he is charged with burglary and both are felonies. he has pled not guilty and court records indicate problems. >>> there are rough waves after several people had to be rescued in just three days. the latest rescue shows a surfer with few problems had to be rescued. he got tired and climbed up on to the rock while his friend called for help. when rescue teams arrived, his friend climbed off the rock and had to be brought back to shore. >> also know your skill level because the waves have been rough. >> it kept rescue teams very busy and on saturday and sunday they had record rescues and they are expected tobies i again today -- expected to be busy again today. >>> there is a lot of slow traffic, let's start with the bay bridge and we had an earlier problem getting into the city. if you
to worry about half measures. the second thing is you have a got a president who is been educated, some say through a hard way through an intransijent congress one who is figuring out how to use the leaver levers of power. one thing that struck me when looking at the people at the mall and going back and forth living to the inaugural address was how diverse it was and how enthusiastic it was. and people were estimated 600,000 to 800,000. that's a lot of people. that's a lot of power to put behind tim. he used it on the debt ceiling i expect to see him use it going forward. >> cenk: it is about the start and they are right about executive orders especially on climate change. that's exactly what we're going to talk about in the next segment. we'll talk about the new president obama taking executive action. we'll discuss that when we return. >> obama: some may still deny the overwhelming science but no one can avoid the raging fires, crippling drought and more powerful storms. they don't know it yet but they're gonna fall in love get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ]
on the you didn't build that comment. where not one person can educate every child in america. that is false argument. no one will argue one person can do it. it underlines his argument. obama you can't do it. it's radical. >> eric: i know you want to weigh in. yesterday, i think we failed as a show yesterday. we didn't tap in your -- no, >> greg: you failed. >> eric: we did. >> dana: collectively. >> eric: you experienced two of them, right? >> dana: only one. 2004. >> eric: tell us what goes through in president's mind for speech writing. >> dana:be in some ways they say wow it's so liberal. it was different from other inaugurals, from the liberal or the democrats. they tend to be lofty in rhetoric. then the "state of the union" address coming february 12. three weeks. we get to have another big speech. this speech was lot like his dnc speech at the convention. there are things he's not planning to do anything about. one is gay marriage. he talked about the position last june when he announced that, he said in the interview he did not plan to push for constitutional amendment. especially n
. >> exactly. we need to educate that to the american people because they don't understand. they think that the course of ruling against president obama, the first black president. lou: we're going to have to leave it there. we will continue next week. thank you so much. up next, one of the nastiest flues seasons on record. an update for you on what has turned out to be a deadly outbreak next. coming up next week, former u.s. ambassador to the united nations, john bolton, economist and a best-selling author, former fed vice chairman joins us. and author, radio talk-show host monica crowley among our guests. please be with us next week. we love hearing from you. embarr. [ designer ] enough of just covering up my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer through 6 months. [ male announcer ] enbrel may lower your ability to fig
or whatever, there's got to be some level of education and information and responsibility. not just of the individuals who are engaging, but if they're young or teenagers. parents who are involved to make sure that their children understand completely what this very adult activity involves, and the reality of it is a lot of folks -- and this is a concern for members of faith traditions, et cetera, we put this stuff out there, and then there's, you know, okay, kids, you've got it. now we need to complete the rest of it. >> it's all about strengthening the american family as well. before we go, i have to ask you guys, if there is one -- what is your take on what the president moves forward on first, which is to say a lot of things were outlined yesterday. is it climate change? is it immigration? is it -- >> immigration and guns. i think you're going to see real movement on immigration in the next two weeks, and i think they want to get the gun thing done quickly. >> michael. >> i don't know if the gun thing will be done this year, depending on how the house republicans move, but i thi
to articulate and educate the public to the extent that we have without her leadership. >> let's talk more about what we have seen over the last couple of years. the national journal pointing out that abortion fight moves to the states while obama picks supreme court justices believed to support abortion rights and back federal funding for planned parenthood. state legislatures passed a record-setting number of restrictions over the past two years. talking about the midterms that happened in 2010 where overwhelmingly, republican controlled house got their hands on being able to craft more old-fashioned and very myopic laws that were trying to cut the rights off of women to have the rights that they had already had in place. how has that changed since this last election and how has it even changed the conversation, because it seems like we're having the same old conversations once again. >> again, you are exactly right, thomas, that the 2010 elections, we saw a lot of anti-choice politicians elected. they didn't run on this issue. had they run on it, they would have lost. but the fact is they ran
no more illegal abortion, no more coat hanger abortion. we've got to reach out and educate a younger generation. second, that younger generation really knows how to use social media. i don't. i don't have a facebook. i don't have a twitter. we've got to get more of them involved because they're really better at organizing a younger group than those of us who are somewhat old are. i think the other thing is bringing back in women of my generation who do remember what it was like. part of the case started because women who were graduate students at the university of texas were upset because at the university of texas health center you could not get contraception unless you certified you were within six weeks of marriage, so there were a lot of unplanned pregnancies, and then they were asking information about where could they go for abortion, and these women who were doing counseling were trying to tell them where -- illegal places, but keep them out of the bad illegal places. it's why the medical community has always been so supportive of abortion being legal. >> sarah, thank you very
for their continued expansion as a member of the committee on education and the work force. mr. speaker, school choice is an idea that transcends ideology and party affiliation, providing opportunities that every child deserves. thank you. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. poe: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman given one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, there is good news about energy. we have untapped natural resources here at home. in the united states we have natural gas that can be turned into liquefies natural gas. other nations don't have this. we have so much natural gas that we can export it by selling it as l.n.g. not only will it bring money and energy back home, it will create jobs. this means jobs and capital for americans and american companies. even the department of energy says that expanded export of l.n.g. will benefit the united states' economy. in 201
at the tacoma education campus painted these wonderful paintings, sort of inspired by the jacob lawrence migration series. it's really nice that fifth graders get their art hanging next to monet, georgia o'keefe. how cool is that? >> very thrilling. now a super bowl score card for kids. >> that's right. we take a look at the two teams, the 49ers and the ravens, and there's an interesting story about colin kaepernick, the sensational quarterback for the 49ers. lots of kids are encouraged to specialize in sports early on. he actually played three sports in high school and was probably a better baseball player. so kids don't have to -- they can play a vast array of sports, even as far as high school and still be a star. >> good to hear that. all right. tracy grant, thanks as always. for fun family activities, visit nbcwashington.com or washingtonpost.com. click on kids post. that is kids post on tv this week. >>> and right now it is five minutes until 10:00. arlington drivers, a big heads up for you. the traffic alert that may slow down your commute in the days, weeks, and months to come. >
-- this it isn't zero sum. it's the kind of programs we need in early childhood, in recreation, education, the money has to come from somewhere, it has to come from that investment. >> reporter: the former mayor says the city needs to remain diverse economically and socially. he recounted how he rides the bus every day. >> then i heard one lady on the bus say, well, no, he wouldn't be on the bus with us poor people. and it made me feel great, i am on the bus, you know, and we're all in this city together. >> reporter: in the district, tom sherwood, news 4. >>> right now, the snow's moving out of our area, but the roads out there are still pretty slick in places. here's a look at conditions in landover, maryland, where a light dusting was still falling a few moments ago. now let's go to storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer. it happened in the time frame you predicted. >> yeah, talking about that 2:00 start time for the last three hours or so. and that's exactly what we're seeing right now. it moving out of the district, right around 6:00, still a couple of snow showers to come th
's presidency. i was listening to one of the speakers. they seem educated. it is imperative that obama touches on more than one issue, rather it is gun control, abortion, etc. in regard to gun control, i live in arizona now. there is not an issue with getting a gun. i do not understand why we are making an attempt to take guns post the newtown issue. if it is a thing of mental health, why are we not addressing that? ronald reagan closed all of the mental health institutions. why aren't we looking into reestablishing them? versus taking one of our basic civil liberties away. guest: absolutely a central aspect to this -- both parties agree in the case of these high- profile shootings that sometimes the problem is with the state of the shooter. we saw that in colorado. in and he, you look back on these instances and it turns out there were warning lines and that the mental health system, the educational system did not have any way of taking these people in and channeling them in some kind of help for themselves. how do you deal with that? how do you fund these programs? all of those are complicat
, education, and for the war to end. host: all right. ok. that was douglas in nashville, tennessee, a democrat there. let's hear the president in his own words talking about the economy and his thoughs on social security and medicare. [video clip brbts >> for we, the people understand our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know that america thrives when every person can find independent and pride in their work. when the wages of honest labor liberate families from the brink of hardship. we are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty though knows she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else because she is an american, she is free, and she is equal, not just in the eyes of god but also in our own. we, the people, still believe that every citizen deserves a basic measure of security and dignity. we must make the hard shoices -- choices to reduce the cost of health care and the size of our deficit. but we rej
care or education, reducing the deficit or addressing climate change. denis is represented by leaders across our government. add it all up and i think he spent most of the past four years leading interagency meetings hearing people out and listening to them and forging consensus and he holds himself accountable first and foremost. it's no easy task. through it all denis does it with class and integrity and thoughtfulness for other people's points of view. he's a public servant. he plays it straight. that's the team work i want in the white house. time and again i relied on him in the outreach to the communities. denis is a man of deep faith and our policies and programs are measured in the concrete differences that they make in the lives of our fellow human beings. and in the values that we advance as americans. denis insists on knowing for himself the real world impact of the decision we make so away from the cameras without fanfare, he's visited our troops in iraq and afghanistan repeatedly hearing their concerns, finding out what they need and then making sure to follow up. he trav
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